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Education and Psychology in Interaction

Working With Uncertainty in Interconnected Fields, 1st Edition

By Brahm Norwich


270 pages

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This book takes an in-depth look at how education and psychology relate to each other, and at the current state of this relationship. Through comprehensive analysis of the ideological, historical, social and professional contexts of this interaction, the author develops the theme that, despite basic differences in aims, the fields are interconnected.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Education as theory and practice: does it need a scientific basis? 3. Psychology as a study of humanity or as a science 4. A special relationship? 5. Conclusion: a future based on recognising dilemmas and connective specialisation

About the Author

Brahm Norwich is Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Educational Needs, School of Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Exeter.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Education

This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology